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How Nigerian Banks have fared in serving customers in COVID-19 era

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When President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, March 30 2020, in his much-anticipated nationwide broadcast declared total lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and Abuja as a measure to contain the fast-spreading...

Sun Apr 5th, 2020     Read More →

Bisi Fayemi: Our focus on Covid-19

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Erelu Bisi Fayemi Erelu Bisi Fayemi is Ekiti’s First Lady, a Feminist Activist, Gender and Development Specialist, Social Entrepreneur, Policy Advocate, and Writer. She is the Chief...

Sat Apr 4th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Ondo to close borders Thursday, declares 3-day fast

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The Ondo State Government has ordered the closure of its borders to the neighbouring states of Ekiti, Osun, Kogi, Edo and Ogun from Thursday as a precautionary measure against the COVID-19. Mr...

Thu Apr 2nd, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC working with affected states to identify cases, confirmed cases 174 – DG

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), says its primary strategy is to work with affected states in the identification of cases of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the...

Thu Apr 2nd, 2020     Read More →

US virus deaths pass 5,000

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The US death toll from the coronavirus pandemic topped 5,000 late Wednesday, according to a running tally from Johns Hopkins University. At about 0235 GMT Thursday, 5,116 people had died, the...

Thu Apr 2nd, 2020     Read More →

JUST IN: NCDC announces 12 new cases of COVID-19, total now 151

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Kindly Share This Story: By David Royal The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Wednesday afternoon announced that 12 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the country. In a tweet on its...

Wed Apr 1st, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Inflation hits prices of food commodities in FCT

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Prices of food items have shut-up in some parts of the Federal Capital Territory due to the coronavirus pandemic ravaging the globe in recent times. A market survey conducted at Lugbe, a satellite...

Mon Mar 30th, 2020     Read More →

Lockdown: Ekiti to commence teaching of pupils on radio

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The Ekiti government says it will commence teaching of primary school pupils on the state-owned radio station, Ekiti FM 91.5. According to a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria...

Sun Mar 29th, 2020     Read More →

UPDATED: UI College of Medicine Provost, deputy test positive for COVID-19

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Kindly Share This Story: By Adeola Badru THE provost and deputy provost of the University of Ibadan, UI, College of Medicine, Professors Ezekiel Olapade-Olaopa and Obafunke Denloye, have tested...

Sun Mar 29th, 2020     Read More →

Fayemi orders lockdown in Ekiti, shuts borders

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Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti on Sunday announced a lockdown in the state, directing residents to stay at home from Monday. The governor in a broadcast imposed a ban on all commercial activities as...

Sun Mar 29th, 2020     Read More →

BREAKING: UI College of Medicine Provost, deputy test positive for COVID-19

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Kindly Share This Story: By Adeola Badru THE provost and deputy provost of the University of Ibadan, UI, College of Medicine, Professors Ezekiel Olapade-Olaopa and Obafunke Denloye, have tested...

Sun Mar 29th, 2020     Read More →

Immigration boss Babandede tests positive for coronavirus

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Nigerian Immigration Service boss Muhammed Babandede Sunday said he has tested positive for the new coronavirus, joining the growing list of high-profile Nigerians who have tested positive for the...

Sun Mar 29th, 2020     Read More →

Ekiti: When Ooni, Alaafin doused ‘Fury’ of monarchs

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Oba Adeyemi Although the 1999 Constitution did not prescribe any roles for traditional rulers, yet, they perform certain roles in their respective domains. The Royal Fathers are expected to...

Sun Mar 29th, 2020     Read More →

Cleric tasks FG on stimulus package for vulnerable citizens

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General Overseer, Hour of Mercy Prayer Ministry Worldwide, Prophet Moses Muyideen Kasali has asked the Federal Government to provide stimulus package for vulnerable citizens, following the...

Sun Mar 29th, 2020     Read More →

JUST IN: Nigeria records eight fresh cases of coronavirus, total now 97

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Kindly Share This Story:By Gabriel Olawale Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC has announced eight new cases of coronavirus in Nigeria taking the total confirmed cases to 97. “Eight new...

Sat Mar 28th, 2020     Read More →